JEGI Represents Dodge Data & Analytics in Sale of Industry-Leading Brands to BNP Media
New York, NY, June 12, 2015 – Dodge Data & Analytics LLC (“Dodge”) (http://construction.com/) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its industry-leading brands Architectural Record, Engineering News-Record (ENR), and SNAP to BNP Media. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close at the end of June, were not disclosed.
The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (www.jegi.com), the leading independent investment bank for the global media, information, marketing and technology sectors, headquartered in New York, NY, represented Dodge in this transaction.
“This transaction signals Dodge’s focus on our core business: providing information, intelligence and data-driven insights to empower our customers in the construction industry,” said Mike Petrullo, Chief Executive Officer, Dodge Data & Analytics. “ENR and Architectural Record, both published for over 100 years, have a long, storied history of journalistic excellence and leadership in the marketplace, and we wish them continued success under BNP’s stewardship.”
Based in Troy, MI, and established in 1926, BNP Media is a fourth-generation family-run company that serves multiple industries with its leading business-to-business publications. The company publishes over 50 titles catering to 11 distinct industry markets.
“The publications, events and continuing education business we have acquired have a magnificent reputation, unparalleled reach and limitless opportunity. And, they complement perfectly BNP’s strong presence in the construction, engineering and architectural industries,” said BNP Media co-CEOs Harper, Mitchell and Taggart Henderson in a statement.
About Dodge Data & Analytics
Dodge Data & Analytics is the leading provider of data, analytics, news and intelligence serving the North American construction industry. The company’s information enables building product manufacturers, general contractors and subcontractors, architects and engineers to size markets, prioritize prospects, target and build relationships, strengthen market positions, and optimize sales strategies. The company’s brands include Dodge, Dodge MarketShare™, Dodge BuildShare®, Dodge SpecShare®, Sweets, Architectural Record, and Engineering News-Record. For more information, visit www.construction.com.
About BNP Media
BNP Media is one of the country’s leading business-to-business media companies serving industry professionals across 50+ industries through magazines, custom media, e-newsletters, websites, conferences, events and market research. Founded in 1926, BNP Media is a fourth-generation, family-run business headquartered in Troy, MI, with regional offices around the country. For more information, visit www.bnpmedia.com.
About The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc.
The Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (JEGI) has been the leading independent investment bank for the global media, information, marketing and technology sectors for nearly 28 years. Headquartered in New York, with offices in Boston and Atlanta, as well as affiliates in London and India, JEGI has completed over 500 high‐profile M&A transactions, serving global corporations; middle‐market and emerging companies; entrepreneurial owners; and private equity and venture capital firms. For more information, visit www.jegi.com.